UV girls take New York Pizzeria Soccer Tournament, while Greene boys win home tournament


New York Pizzeria Tournament

NEW BERLIN - In the New York Pizzeria Tournament this weekend hosted by Unadilla Valley the Storm girls came away as the champions. In the championship game UV played against Bainbridge-Guilford and won 2-0.

In the first half of the game the Storm's Sierra Badger and Shelby Meade both scored early in an offensive win for UV. Two goals were all that was needed in a shut out for the UV women who would finish with 16 shots and two saves on the day. "Overall we played great this weekend," said Unadilla Valley Coach Diane Hayes. "I couldn't be more proud of this team. We played hard and came away with a great victory."

The UV girls are back at it again today when they travel to face Unatego.

Individual statistics: UV; Sierra Badger, 1 goal. Shelby Meade, 1 goal. Maggie Merlo, 2 saves.

Team statistics: B-G; goals, 0. Assists, 0. Shots, 4. Corner kicks, 1. Saves, 6. UV; goals, 2. Assists, 0. Shots, 16. Corner kicks, 4. Saves, 2.

Greene Tournament

GREENE - In a tournament hosted by the Greene boys varsity soccer team, Greene would go on to win their own tournament after beating Chenango Forks in the finals in double overtime.

In the first round of action Chenango Forks would play Sherburne-Earlville and win handily 5-0.

In the first half of the game Chenango Forks would go on to score three goals. Over the course of the game Coulter Wiley scored two while Brad Wiley, Patrick Sowerka, and Dan Lavrinovich all scored one. Forks would register much more offense than S-E, out shooting the Marauders 14-1.

Chenango Forks then moved on to the championship game to face the inner of Greene and Afton in the next game of the day, while S-E would play the loser in the consolation game.

Individual statistics: Chenango Forks; Coulter Wiley, 2 goals. Brad Wiley, 1 goal. Patrick Sowerka, 1 goal. Dan Lavrinovich, 1 goal. Ethan Stokem, 1 assist. S-E; Thad Karaman, 5 saves. Ben Rinaldo, 3 saves.

Team statistics: Chenango Forks; goals, 5. Assists, 1. Shots, 14. Corner kicks; 5. Saves, 0. S-E; goals, 0. Assists, 0. Shots, 1. Corner kicks, 0. Saves, 8.

In the second first round game Greene would play Afton and win by a score of 4-0. Luke Day would lead the Trojans in their first game, registering three goals and one assist. Goals would also be scored by Spencer Klumpp and assists would be made by Jake Cook and Ben Kinney.

Individual statistics: Afton; Nate Austin, 17 saves. Greene; Luke Day, 3 goals, 1 assist. Spencer Klumpp, 1 goal. Jake Cook, 2 assists. Ben Kinney, 1 assist. Kevin Gyurik, 2 saves.

Team statistics: Afton; goals, 0. Assists, 0. Shots, 2. Corner kicks, 0. Saves, 17. Greene; goals, 4. Assists, 4. Shots, 21. Corner kicks, 8. Saves, 2.

For the consolation game Sherburne-Earlville would play Afton and go on to win 4-0.

S-E played a much better game this time around and kept their offense up all game, registering 13 shots on the day to Afton's 12. S-E's defense also kept a shot happy Afton defense at bay as well as the two goal keepers earned a combined 12 saves.

Tyler Rodruigez would score two goals for the Marauders in their win, capturing third place in the tournament.

Individual statistics: Afton; Nate Autsin, 7 saves. S-E; Tyler Rodriugez, 2 goals. Cole Yankowski, 1 goal. Tad Karaman, 1 goal, 8 saves. Ben Rinadlo, 3 saves.

Team statistics: Afton; goals, 0. Assists, 0. Shots, 12. Corner kicks, 3. Saves, 7. S-E; goals 4. Assists, 0. Shots, 13. Corner kicks, 2. Saves, 12.

In the sixth annual tournament Greene would meet Chenango Forks in the finals on Saturday, September, 19, after two days of play. The Trojans would take the tournament in a game decided by double overtime.

The first 80 minutes of the game went back and forth as the two teams played a very even match. They traded shots and saves until the time on the clock expired. As the tournament could not be decided without a winner, the game would go into overtime, not once but twice.

In the second overtime with 7:57 left on the clock Spencer Klumpp crossed a ball to Kevin Halsteter who volleyed a ball over the Chenango Forks goal keeper and in for the game winning score. After their 1-0 victory Greene was given the title of champions for the weekend.

Individual statistics: Chenango Forks; Luke Gaworecki, 7 saves. Greene; Kevin Halsteter, 1 goal. Spenser Klumpp, 1 assist. Jake Ledford, 4 saves.

Team statistics: Chenango Forks; goals, 0. Assists, 0. Shots, 4. Corner kicks, 1. Saves, 7. Greene; goals, 1. Assists, 1. Shots, 8. Corner kicks, 4. Saves, 4.

Tournament All-Stars: Afton/ Harpersville; Nate Austin, Mirco Goepfort. Sherburne-Earlville; Kyle Cole, Garrison French. Chenango Forks; Shane Bowersox, Bard Wiley, Coulter Wiley, Luke Gaworecki. Greene; Jake Ledford, Scott Lord, Zach Utter, Luke Day.

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